V F Nottebart

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Nine postpartum infections (five bacteremias, three cases of endometritis without bacteremia, and one infected episiotomy site) caused by an M-nontypable, T-28 strain of group A Streptococcus occurred during a 9-week period in 1987. Seven cases were cared for by one obstetrician, who was also present in the delivery suite when the remaining patients(More)
We developed a computerized record linkage system to determine whether it is feasible to use self-administered questionnaires to conduct large-scale, routine postdischarge surveillance for nosocomial infections among mothers and infants. We mailed questionnaires to 19,650 mothers of infants delivered at our institution who were discharged between January 1,(More)
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